To understand the culture of fast bowling in Pakistan, look no further than Imran Khan — once a feared quick, and now the country’s prime minister.
Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq has urged his side to get off to a flying start in their Test series with England, saying they must be at their best “right from the word ‘go'”.
Some of Australia’s top women’s cricketers Monday blasted a decision by India to schedule its T20 Challenge during the Big Bash League as a “huge shame” and “sad for the game”.
England paceman Stuart Broad has revealed he was “so low” after being dropped for the first Test against the West Indies that he considered retiring.
Jonny Bairstow equalled the England record for the fastest fifty in a one-day international with a 21-ball half-century against Ireland at Southampton on Saturday.
David Willey marked his return to England duty with four quick wickets during an Ireland collapse at Southampton on Thursday as one-day international cricket resumed for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown.

World Cricket Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf cleared for England tour

Twenty20 pace sensation Haris Rauf has been cleared to join Pakistan’s cricket squad in England after twice testing negative for coronavirus, officials said Thursday.

World Cricket West Indies bowlers undermined by batting woes

When the West Indies arrived in England for a three-Test series, many observers wondered if their batsmen could give a talented attack enough runs to play with.

World Cricket Morgan hails ‘unbelievable’ England talent pool ahead of Ireland ODIs

Eoin Morgan says England have an “unbelievably talented” pool of white-ball players as the world champions prepare to launch their campaign to reach the next World Cup against Ireland on Thursday.

World Cricket England face pace dilemma after announcing unchanged squad for Pakistan Test

England will once again face a selection dilemma over the make-up of their pace attack after an unchanged 14-man squad was named on Wednesday for next week’s first Test against Pakistan.

World Cricket Pakistan’s Akmal has three-year cricket ban halved on appeal

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal’s three-year ban from cricket for failing to report a match-fixing approach was on Wednesday reduced to 18 months on appeal, meaning he can resume playing in August next year.

World Cricket Root happy with England bowling dilemma as Pakistan await

England captain Joe Root said he had no qualms about having bowling “headaches” leading up to next week’s first Test against Pakistan after his side’s 2-1 series win over the West Indies.

World Cricket Holder hopes England tour Caribbean by end of the year

West Indies captain Jason Holder hopes England will tour the Caribbean before the end of the year in response to his side braving the coronavirus pandemic by coming to Britain.

World Cricket England win third Test against West Indies, take series 2-1

England beat the West Indies by 269 runs on Tuesday to claim the third Test at Old Trafford and clinch the series.

World Cricket England’s Broad takes 500 Test wickets

England’s Stuart Broad joined one of cricket’s most exclusive clubs when he took his 500th Test wicket on Tuesday.

World Cricket Drop him again! Warner hails England nemesis Broad

Australian batsman David Warner Tuesday heaped praise on his Ashes nemesis Stuart Broad, who is on the brink of 500 Test wickets, joking selectors should drop the paceman more often.

World Cricket Broad at peak of powers, says ex-England captain Strauss

Andrew Strauss says Stuart Broad has never been in better form as he closes in on 500 Test wickets, praising the “extraordinary” hunger of the paceman and his long-time new-ball partner Jimmy Anderson.

World Cricket Cricket one-day Super League launched to determine World Cup spots

A new one-day international Super League to determine qualification for the 2023 50-over World Cup will be launched this week, the International Cricket Council announced Monday.

World Cricket Broad on brink of 500 club as England eye West Indies series win

Stuart Broad was only one wicket away from becoming just the seventh bowler to take 500 Test wickets as England closed in on a series victory over the West Indies at Old Trafford on Sunday.

World Cricket Broad takes six but West Indies avoid follow-on in England finale

Stuart Broad took six wickets but the West Indies still managed to avoid the follow-on in the third and deciding Test against England at Old Trafford on Sunday.




 

 

 

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